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In May 1857, a leader in The Hertfordshire Advertiser stated: As we are lovers of good order and social improvement, we can but deeply deplore the blackguardism which, once a year, has been allowed to establish its saturnalia in the quiet village of Harpenden.
Mr McLoone said: "This is a day of national protest in support of the workers at Irish Ferries, but also a demonstration that wants to send a very clear message to government that we do not want a society that is founded on injustice, blackguardism, and the exploitation of workers.
He began a private campaign to save Casement, considering that the government's blackguardism had undermined the Crown's case.